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Driving Directions

From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Distance: 25 miles.
Time: 45 min to an hour. (approximately)

  • From the airport, proceed to I-405, the San Diego Freeway.
  • Head north on I-405 to Interstate 10, the Santa Monica Freeway.
  • Head west on I-10 toward Santa Monica and the ocean.
  • Follow I-10 until it merges with Pacific Coast Hwy (California Highway 1).
  • Go north on Highway 1 for approximately 14 miles into Malibu.
  • Turn right on Malibu Canyon Road (traffic signal).
  • Turn left at the next traffic signal, which is Seaver Drive. Stop at the information booth for a visitor pass and parking instructions.

From Orange County, San Diego and points south of Los Angeles

  • Head north on the I-405, the San Diego Freeway to I-10, the Santa Monica Freeway.
  • Head west on the I-10 toward Santa Monica and the ocean. Follow I-10 until it merges with Pacific Coast Hwy (California Highway 1).
  • Go north on Highway 1 for approximately 14 miles into Malibu. Turn right on Malibu Canyon Road (traffic signal).
  • Turn left at the next traffic signal, which is Seaver Drive. Stop at the information booth for a visitor pass and parking instructions.

From points east of Los Angeles

  • Head west on Interstate 10 (I-10 is called the San Bernardino Freeway east of Downtown Los Angeles and the Santa Monica Freeway west of downtown).
  • Follow I-10 until it merges with Pacific Coast Hwy (California Highway 1). Go north on Highway 1 for approximately 14 miles into Malibu. Turn right on Malibu Canyon Road (traffic signal).
  • Turn left at the next traffic signal, which is Seaver Drive. Stop at the information booth for a visitor pass and parking instructions.

From the north on Interstate 5

  • Head south on Interstate 5 and continue south on Interstate 405 into the San Fernando Valley. At the Ventura Freeway (U.S. Highway 101) head north toward Ventura.
  • Exit at Malibu Canyon/Las Virgenes Road. At the end of the ramp turn left and proceed for 9 miles through Malibu Canyon.
  • Turn right at Seaver Drive (traffic signal) and get a visitor's pass and parking instructions from the information booth.

From Pasadena/ San Gabriel Valley

  • Go west on the Foothill Freeway (I-210) to Pasadena. At the Highway 134 go west to Glendale and Burbank.
  • At the 101 Freeway go west toward Ventura. Proceed on the 101 Freeway for several miles. Exit at Malibu Canyon/Las Virgenes Road.
  • At the end of the ramp turn left and proceed for 9 miles through Malibu Canyon. Turn right at Seaver Drive (traffic signal) and get a visitor's pass and parking instructions from the information booth.

From the north on Hwy 101/Santa Barbara and Thousand Oaks

  • Exit at Malibu Canyon/Las Virgenes Road.
  • At the end of the ramp turn right and proceed for 9 miles through Malibu Canyon.
  • Turn right at Seaver Drive (traffic signal) and get a visitor's pass and parking instructions from the information booth.

Alternate routes include:

  • 101 Freeway to Malibu Canyon Road
  • Mulholland Drive to Encinal Canyon Road to Pacific Coast Highway
  • Kanan Road to Latigo Canyon Road to PCH.
  • 101 Freeway to Topanga Canyon Road.
  • 101 to Westlake Blvd. (turns into Decker Canyon Road)
  • Mulhollnad Drive to PCH
  • 101 to Las posas road (north of county line) to PCH
  • PCH from points north and south

Travel Information

Family members interested in lodging near campus should consult with area Chamber of Commerce or utilize the Hotels Near Campus Reference Page. Occasionally, inclement weather or a landslide reduces the number of traffic lanes open on Pacific Coast Highway and Malibu Canyon Road. There is a 24-hour road condition voice mail message available by calling (310) 506-ROAD. In the event of restricted access along Pacific Coast Highway or Malibu Canyon Road, we ask that you allow ample time to arrive on the Malibu Campus or consider alternate routes to campus.

Parking

Students and guests should park in the Firestone Fieldhouse lot. Guests with disabilities may park in a marked area of the Fieldhouse lot. See Malibu Campus map labeled "Lot A."